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When you live in a “wanna be” nature preserve as I do you should not grow attached to certain destructive critters.
For years I wondered how I would feel about our family vacation once I retired and no longer saw vacation as an escape from work. Now I know, it is a great escape! Extensive travel to exotic destinations was never in the cards for me.
A few weeks back I was “under the weather”. You know, one of those times when you feel lousy, but you aren’t deathly ill, and your over-the-counter meds work pretty well until they don’t which is usually in the middle of the night.
As July 4th has come around again, I just want to ask you, what are you celebrating? Is it the birth of our nation, our democratic system of government, the separation of church and state, the land of the free and home of the brave, or is it something else?
How does that saying go? Seems like you only see folks at weddings and funerals, or something like that. I’ve had more than I like of the later over the past six months.
It’s one thing to feel sad. Take sad to the next level and you have sorrow. No one wishes for it, and no one enjoys it, yet I see a gift in the sorrow connection.